Living Planet: Episodes

This September the United Nations will host an emergency Climate Summit in New York City to try to lay out a plan for battling climate change. In the lead-up to those meetings Living Planet is looking closely at some of the major drivers and the effects of climate change. On today's edition of Living ...
Farmers fight food waste using social media, vacant urban spaces become productive gardens, new technology for efficient farming and a mysterious lake emerges in Tunisia’s desert.
Our food systems are threatened by changing weather patterns, the disappearance of bees and our carnivorous diets. On today’s episode of Living Planet, we look at the future of something none of us can live without - food.
Flowers are blooming again in Afghanistan, mobile phone data is being used to track people displaced by disasters and we have the meat eater's guide to your carbon footprint.
Spain's vultures face a grim future, garbage becomes gourmet food, and meet Germany's own 'stork father'
Canada's black bear is in danger again, the fashion industry takes a more environmentally-friendly stance and fighting urban development in Buenos Aires.
Over the past century, plastic has revolutionized the way we live. So far, we've produced about 6 billion tons of plastic - and most of it has ended up in the trash. On today's edition of Living Planet, we're following its trail, around the world and even through time.
Egypt's Zabaleen garbage collectors and India's uranium miners fight for rights and protection, as they handle lucrative but dangerous commodities.
As the latest round of United Nations climate change talks winds up, find out why a leading climate activist is positive about the progress being made. Also, Indonesian rockers stand up for the environment.
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Wolf howls are becoming rare in Romania's forests and mountain ranges, volunteers clean up beaches in France, two young men turn plastic into a boat to paddle down the Elbe River.
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Developing countries catch up on renewables, plans to expand a coal port at Abbot Point threaten the Great Barrier Reef and volunteers in Australia nurture injured animals back to health. All here on Living Planet!
An Australian couple's mission to save a rare tree kangaroo, water flows in Kenya's desert, taming Europe's last wild rivers and flowers as an alternative to pesticides.
We're celebrating International Biodiversity day! Britain builds a bee highway, Cambodian seahorses dodge dynamite and a woman devotes her life to Latvia's bears.
Oil companies want to drill in Africa's oldest national park, Chinese poachers face charges in Philippines and climate experts explain the Impact of ice loss in the Antarctic.
Is land being sold too cheaply in Romania? Will Turkey obey orders to halt unsustainable building projects? Can Kenya bring power to 30 million people with homemade solar power?
Penguin protectors take to the streets, Ghana chokes on Europe's e-waste, and the UN asks if the oil era is ending.
Himalayan meadows are cut open for viagra, Spain builds on its last pristine beach and China takes the lead on domestic climate protection.
A new report warns that environmentalists are being murdered and that the violence is escalating. Europeans contemplate insect dinners as a source of protein. Farmers on the Mekong Delta drop pesticide in favor of flower nectar insect repellent.
As bee populations plummet, British conservationists come up with a unique rescue plan. As India's federal election opens, farmers demand protection against oil and gas drills that have destroyed their land. The final chapter of the IPCC report is released, offering solutions for dealing with CO2.
We splash into some of Europe's last remaining wild rivers, have a look at this week's decision in the Antarctic whaling case and chase after pesky gray squirrels in Scotland.
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